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nonsense versenoun [U]

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poems that use words a ​writer has ​invented: "Brillig" is a ​made-up word used in a ​piece of ​nonsenseverse by Lewis Carroll.
(Definition of nonsense verse from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nonsense verse”
in Chinese (Simplified) 胡话诗(运用诗人自造词的诗)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胡鬧詩(運用詩人自造詞的詩)…
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